Keyword: National Academy of Medicine
Experts from government agencies, universities and private companies talked about how to stop the next pathogen at the National Biodefense Summit.
Some providers are trying to mobilize U.S. healthcare systems around addressing firearm violence the way they would if a new disease swept the nation.
Two brothers who ran a health fraud scam that resulted in bribery charges against 38 doctors were sentenced yesterday and more news.
Researchers and physicians at UPMC have created a map of referral regions expected to help policymakers improve overall care quality.
A study in Washington state found that in a single year more than 600,000 patients underwent treatment they didn’t need.
In response to high rates of physician burnout, more than 130 healthcare organizations have committed to improving clinicians’ well-being.
Overtreatment of breast cancer and other diseases is pervasive, burdening patients and the healthcare system with high costs and needless suffering.
High-need patients account for a disproportionate share of costs in the healthcare system, making their care an area of focus for budget-conscious providers.
Every year nursing homes nationwide flush, burn or throw out tons of valuable prescription drugs. Iowa collects them and gives them to needy patients for free. Most other states don’t.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Kathleen Sebelius, former secretary of HHS, said that end-of-life care is often both a personal and professional concern for providers.